Speed Humps Save Lives

New research on speed humps shows that the devices significantly reduce the rate of child injuries and deaths.
April 2, 2004, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The controversy over speed humps on Bay Area streets has been resurrected by an Oakland pediatrician who released a study saying the traffic safety devices significantly reduce the rate of child injuries and deaths.... The four-year study, published in the April issue of the American Journal of Public Health, concludes that children living within one block of a speed hump are 50 to 60 percent less likely to be injured by a car, compared to children whose streets don't have the bumps.

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Published on Thursday, April 1, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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